Jax was once known as “The Winter Film Capital of the World” and numerous films have been shot in Jacksonville especially during the reign of silent films. Here’s a great list of the notable movies filmed partially or fully in Jax.

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Creature From The Black Lagoon

This horror classic was partially filmed in Jax and was one of the films to be shot in 3D. In certain parts of the film, a popular restaurant called The Lobster House can be seen.

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The New Adventures of Pippi Longstocking

This film which was adapted from the popular children’s books was shot partially at the WJCT soundstage in Jacksonville.

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Like Dandelion Dust

This independent film based on a Karen Kingsbury novel was shot entirely in Jacksonville and Ponte Vedra.

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Tigerland

This war drama which stars Colin Farrell was shot partially in Jax. A shot in the alley behind The Florida Theater is the most memorable one.

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G.I. Jane

A majority of this film which stars Demi Moore was shot in Jax.

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The Devil’s Advocate

This 1997 mystery drama which revolves around a Florida lawyer was also shot partially in Jax. It stars Keanu Reeves and Al Pacino.

 

Let’s enjoy this lovely trailer:

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